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and he beg years ago with what seemed a more straightforward mission, a shelter and school for orphans. today 800 children are housed at several centers. this one taking in the overflow functions out of converted shipping containers. the shelter's young managers themselves grew up here. billie jean is one. he was brought at age 3 to the orphanage. today he works to mast english and is in law school. >> my mother was pregnant very early, about 16 years old. my father took off. then my mother couldn't take care of me. she decided to -- she heard about it, and she decided to put me there. >> his mother visits occasionally he says, but the orphanage is very much his family. >> that's our goal, it to restore the family over one generation to raise the children together so they have memories of their own childhood, restored childhood and later in life they become aunts and uncles to each other's children and their family regenerates after a generation. that's our goal. we have a community of families broken by tragedy. >> the tragedy of haiti's aids epidemic brought big change for the organi
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